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Action under JSA starts on war footing

If the number of conservation measures undertaken are any indication, Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) launched on 1stJuly, has seen mind blowing reaction at the ground level. According to ...
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Political parties’ manifestos are just list of their past failures

It’s the election time in India and as usual political parties are resorting to political one-upmanship through their manifestos. Since Indian economy is basically a rural economy where ...
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Safety & security are core elements of smart cities

One of the core infrastructure elements in a Smart City is safety and security of citizens, particularly, women, children and the elderly. Accordingly, Integrated Command and Control Centres ...
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NITI Aayog & Temasek join hands for water recycling

In order to develop recycled water as part of sustainable and diverse water portfolio, NITI Aayog has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise ...
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V Resorts adopts Surajkund Monument

V Resorts, a leisure hospitality chain, has been formally awarded the Surajkund Monument to develop the heritage site and build world-class tourist amenities and experiences. V Resorts, which ...
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Australia sees opportunity in Indian urban development

Australia’s sees lot of scope for increased cooperation between India and Australia in the field of  urban infrastructure design and development. In a recent report, An India Economic ...
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Telengana is giving more urban push

Telengana has chalked out several steps to make Hyderabad a truly global city. Implementation of the Real Estate Regulation & Development Act, creation of a water grid, construction ...
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Make proper use of technology

Cities are home to more than half the world’s population and this ratio is going to go up in the coming years, thanks mainly to rapid urbanisation taking ...
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Conservation and restoration of Purana Qila is on

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has taken up conservation, restoration, Up-Gradation & development works at the Historical Purana Qila in New Delhi. ASI is currently doing conservation ...
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Let’s aim at becoming Happy India

Sasikala Rajeswaran, Editor, Sawdust Let’s aim at becoming Happy India UN’s World Happiness Report has some bad news for India which is aiming to be world’s one of ...
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